Kolé Life Foods, a Baltimore company that makes drinks that claim to boost cognitive functions, has softened some of its advertising language after inquiries were made about the product’s beneficial claims by a magazine. Founded by neuroscientist and University of ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will ask Congress for $755 million for cancer research in his upcoming budget, the White House said Monday, bringing the total price tag for Vice President Joe Biden’s cancer “moonshot” to $1 billion. Research into ...Read More »
NEW YORK — Chipotle reported a sales plunge of 30 percent for December after a series of food scares at its restaurants and disclosed that a federal criminal investigation tied to the sickening of customers has begun. The company said ...Read More »
NEW YORK — The Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters to the makers of Winston, Natural Spirit and Nat Sherman cigarettes over their “additive-free” and “natural” label claims. The agency issued the warnings to ITG Brands LLC, Santa Fe ...Read More »
The Food and Drug Administration approved 41 first-of-a-kind drugs in 2014, including a record number of medicines for rare diseases, pushing the agency's annual tally of drug approvals to its highest level in 18 years.Read More »
Raising the stakes in the debate over genetically modified foods, Vermont has become the first state to pass a bill requiring that they be labeled as such in the grocery aisle, making the move despite the opposition of the powerful U.S. food industry.
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Emergent BioSolutions Inc., of Rockville, which develops and manufactures products that harness the immune system to treat and prevent disease, announced its BioThrax treatment for anthrax disease has been granted orphan drug status by the Food and Drug Administration for people with suspected or confirmed exposure to anthrax.Read More »